Local Enterprises Assigned to Handle Disposal of Kitchen Waste
Four local enterprises were franchised by the city urban management bureau to handle the disposal of kitchen waste. Using a unified license two of the four enterprises will be assigned to collect, transport and treat kitchen waste in Yantian and Nanshan district. while the other two will collect and transport kitchen waste only in Longhua New Area and Luohu district since their kitchen waste treatment facilities is not yet complete.
The four enterprises were selected through a public bidding process and will be signing contracts with kitchen waste producers such as restaurants, government and school canteens in their designated areas. These enterprises will report to the urban management bureau if inc any case the kitchen waste producers refuse to cooperate with them in the collection of kitchen waste and will be fined accordingly.
These franchises will be given subsidies by the government but no amount yet have been said and how much these waste producers to pay the collectors. The bureau will be exerting more effort in strengthening and to publicize the proper kitchen waste disposal and will ask more enterprises and residents to be involved. Also law enforcement will have more participation in the efforts as well.
The city is also planning to build a waste treatment facility that is capable in treating 5,000 tons of kitchen waste. Districts that are not covered by any franchised kitchen waste collector should select one by the end of March. Possible kitchen waste collector must have a registered capital of 10 million yuan and must have 10 qualified kitchen waste transportation vehicles.